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Using Butcher Block Conditioner on the Wood Trim.

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by Kenriko, May 15, 2018.

  1. Kenriko

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    1) I apply the conditioner
    2) Gibberish
    3) After a few weeks I go over the results
    4) Makes the wood color deeper with a satin finish and should provide protection
    5) Might build up over time due to the wax in the product
    6) Overall I'm happy with the results
    7) Closeup of the results
     
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  2. pace

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    We have walnut floors and used Waterlox Tung Oil. It’s a penetrating oil that also protects, but I worry that it would look too finished, even with a matte. This looks pretty nice though and it seems to me that thin veneer could dry out over a longer period of time.
     
  3. vseno

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    Yup, we use Waterlox also in our cabin. But this looks great (sort of) but it's not absorbing, seems like it's just drying out -- I have food grade butcher block oil. Have you asked the company?
     
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    I would expect the trim in the car to have a finish that would have it sealed and not let an oil penetrate. Would be concerned with long term clouding if going rogue with treatments.
     
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  5. Kenriko

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    It's not sealed or at least mine was not, it was so rough when I first got it that it looked like they just cut a piece of wood and glued it there without finishing it. As far as clouding / buildup goes, that was my concern which is why I used this for several weeks before making the video.
     

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